ESPN Longhorn Network

Location:

Austin, TX

Services Provided:

Preconstruction, Construction Management

Architect:

Lawson and Associates

Owner:

ESPN Productions, Inc.

Total Square Feet:

19,000

Description:

  • ESPN partnered with The University of Texas at Austin in a 20-year agreement to own and operate a year-round, 24-hour cable network dedicated to UT athletics.
  • The Longhorn Network offers a variety of content, highlighted by more than 200 exclusive annual events from 20 varsity UT sports, original series and studio shows, historical programming and academic and cultural happenings.
  • The facility includes a studio, production control room, audio control room, media control room, edit rooms, news and screening rooms, along with support rooms, technical core and equipment rack rooms.
  • These broadcast elements required substantial mechanical, electrical, and plumbing infrastructure, including redundant power and mechanical sources as well as acoustically effective components and best practices.